Tests of Lightweight-Aggregate Concrete Designed for Monolithic Construction

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Title: Tests of Lightweight-Aggregate Concrete Designed for Monolithic Construction

Author(s): Walter H. Price and William A. Cordon

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 45

Issue: 4

Appears on pages(s): 581-600

Keywords: no keywords

Date: 4/1/1949

Abstract:
The characteristics and origin of lightweight aggregates are described and the comparative results of laboratory tests of strength, insulating value, shrinkage, and weathering resistance of concrete made with lightweight aggregates from 17 producers are summarized. Data are included on expanded shale, expanded slag, scoria, pumice, perlite, exfoliated vermiculite and diatomaceous earth.